Online Marketing

How Small-Business Owners Can Cast a Social Safety Net
Marketing

How Small-Business Owners Can Cast a Social Safety Net

We look at six tools that can help protect your company's social-media contacts and content.
Starr Hall
How Dwolla is Building Its Brand by Giving Away Cash
Marketing

How Dwolla is Building Its Brand by Giving Away Cash

Dwolla's rise as a payment alternative to credit cards isn't thanks to merchants' disdain for plastic alone. Here's how the company's founder used clever social-media strategies to build buzz.
Shira Lazar
10 Trends for Online Marketers in 2012
Marketing

10 Trends for Online Marketers in 2012

From deals and rewards to mobile and beyond, here's what might influence how you reach customers next year.
John Arnold
Lawmakers Seek FTC Scrutiny of Google's Search Results
Starting a Business

Lawmakers Seek FTC Scrutiny of Google's Search Results

Even wonder why Google's own products and services appear at the top of search results? See how that could change if lawmakers get their way.
Mikal E. Belicove
See How Fozzie the Bear Helped Viddy Build Social Media Buzz
Marketing

See How Fozzie the Bear Helped Viddy Build Social Media Buzz

New video-blogging platform helps entrepreneurs make high-quality short films that are made for social media. See how the company practices what it preaches.
Shira Lazar
See What Attracts People to Your Business's Facebook Page
Marketing

See What Attracts People to Your Business's Facebook Page

Want to boost the stickiness of your business's Facebook page? Take a gander at what people look at on the typical business page.
Mikal E. Belicove
What You Need to Know About YouTube's New Analytics Program
Marketing

What You Need to Know About YouTube's New Analytics Program

A run-down of some of the new features, plus three tips to help you create more engaging videos for your business.
AJ Kumar
Chris Brogan on Cultivating Visibility
Marketing

Chris Brogan on Cultivating Visibility

The popular blogger shares tips to make marketing more of a flow than an interruption.
Chris Brogan
Why Small Businesses Should Care About Their 'Social Influence'
Marketing

Why Small Businesses Should Care About Their 'Social Influence'

To find out just how valuable your social-media presence is, consider factoring in the influence of your fans and followers, too.
Where to Focus Your Business's Ad Dollars in the New Year
Marketing

Where to Focus Your Business's Ad Dollars in the New Year

Here, new data that can help you plan where your business should spend on advertising in 2012.
Mikal E. Belicove
Three Key Business Investments to Make in 2012
Marketing

Three Key Business Investments to Make in 2012

It's time to think about where to invest in your business next year. Here are three trends to pinpoint in 2012 that could pay off big.
Carol Tice
A User's Guide to Facebook's New Timeline Feature
Marketing

A User's Guide to Facebook's New Timeline Feature

Facebook's Timeline isn't ready for business yet, but getting used to maneuvering it personally will save you lots of time later. Here's how to get started.
Mikal E. Belicove
How to Increase Social Sharing to Generate More Leads
Marketing

How to Increase Social Sharing to Generate More Leads

Everything you need to know about generating leads you learned in kindergarten.
Ann Handley
The Three Worst Daily Deal Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Marketing

The Three Worst Daily Deal Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Some small companies have had nightmarish experiences working with sites like Groupon and others. Follow these tips to make your campaign a success.
Jonathan Blum
Online Marketing

Online marketing, also called digital marketing, is the process of using the web and internet-connected services to promote your business and website. There are a number of disciplines within online marketing. Some of these include social media, search engine marketing (SEM), search engine optimization (SEO), email marketing, online advertising and mobile advertising.